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Commercial harvest of gray triggerfish in South Atlantic federal waters will reopen beginning 12:01 a.m. (local time) on June 13, 2016 until 12:01 a....
The 2016 commercial annual catch limit is 26,766 pounds whole weight. Updated landings data indicate that commercial harvest of blueline tilefish...
The final rule for Amendment 35 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region (Amendment 35) published...

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Designated Spawning Special Management Zones designed to protect habitat and snapper grouper species
Council Seeking Applicants for Fishery Economist Position; Deadline to Apply is April 1, 2016